The ATP has created a new revolutionary event for young talented tennis players. This new event will see who is the upcoming superstar of tennis. The event consists of the 7 best tennis players that are 21 years old and under which is depended on their year's ranking. The top 7 will then be selected to compete at the 2017 Next Gen ATP Finals. This new event will be held in Milan, Italy, and will take place over five days from 7 - 11 November 2017.
Who will be this year's young superstar? The Race to Milan is on!
Clay courts are one of the different types of tennis court surfaces. Most clay courts are red, some clay courts are green. Clay courts are made up of crushed stones and rocks (bricks).
As a youngster tennis player, the technical part of your tennis game is very important, but another main aspect is footwork and movement to help you get to balls on the court. Young players do not really need to do very heavy or hard fitness as they are still young and are growing but learning some basic footwork and movement drills is quite necessary.
When tennis youngsters play competitions or tournaments, some of them think that their shots cannot finish the point or hit penetrating shots because their shots do not have that much power. This can happen on forehands commonly and also backhands. Then they start to try to hit the ball harder by doing wrong things like tightening up. Even some kids hit the ball with two much rotation and cannot control the ball so much easier and this may cause the ball to go in all sorts of directions on the tennis court.